Howler in the Tamarinds

Howler in the Tamarinds

Earth's loudest terrestrial animal, the deep guttural call of the Howler Monkey can be heard up to 3 miles away. It is used to locate other troop members, to warn of predators, and as seen here, as a territorial display to ward off other competing males. The only folivores of the new world monkey species, their diet consists of a majority of foliage, supplemented by a variety fruits and flowers.

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